The below command will sync all data to a remote server:

rsync -az -A -X sourcedir/ root@

Rsync switches explained:

  • -a – Archive mode
  • -z – Compress the data during transfer
  • -A – Preserve – ACL (permissions)
  • -X – Preserve extended attributes (date timestamp)
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